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  • India 3rd on black money list; $440 billion flows out in 10 years 6 days ago

    Washington: As India continues its pursuit of suspected black money stashed abroad, an international think-tank has ranked the country third globally with an estimated $94.76 billion (nearly Rs 6 lakh crore) illicit wealth outflows in 2012. As a result, the cumulative illicit money moving out of the country over a ten-year...
  • CBI files chargesheet in Gopinath Munde case against his driver Gurvinder Singh December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday filed a chargesheet in former Union Minister Gopinath Munde accident case against his driver Gurvinder Singh. CBI had ruled out any foul play in the death of the former Union Minister four months back, claiming that the politician had died due to...
  • Will not accept insult to martyr, have ordered probe: CM Raman Singh December 4, 2014

    Uniform and boots of slain CRPF jawan thrown in the garbage bin outside a Raipur hospital. This shocking insult to the CRPF jawans who died in the recent Sukma encounter came to light after relatives of patients recorded visuals and shared it with media. ...
  • Ranjit Sinha retires as CBI chief after a two-year controversial term December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha retired on Tuesday after serving a controversial two-year tenure as the chief of India's premier investigative agency. A panel headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet on Tuesday evening to finalise the next CBI chief. Sinha faced severe criticism of Supreme Court...
  • Modi government should probe black money stashed in country: KC Tyagi December 1, 2014

    Janata Dal United leader KC Tyagi said the Narendra Modi government should probe black money in the country first. He said, "Instead of getting black money from abroad they should investigate the black money stashed in the country." The remarks came after the Income Tax department recovered diamonds worth Rs...
  • Odisha chit fund scam: CBI questions senior IPS officer Rajesh Kumar November 30, 2014

    Bhubaneshwar: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Sunday questioned senior IPS officer Rajesh Kumar in the Odisha chit fund scam. Rajesh Kumar was until recently probing the chit fund scam as the crime branch DIG before the probe was taken over by the CBI under direction from Supreme Court. The probe...
  • Burdwan blast: Police arrests 4 members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen November 24, 2014

    Dhaka: Police on Monday arrested four members of banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), in Dhaka, including the wife of Sajid, the prime suspect of Burdwan blast. Sajid's wife Fatima Begum, Abdul Kazi, Mohammad Ishrat Ali Sheikh and Mohammad Shawkat Sarder have been arrested. Fatima is the chief of...
  • Government may order probe into CBI chief Ranjit Sinha's role in 2G scam, say sources November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Government may soon order a probe against Ranjit Sinha who is the most controversial chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in recent times. A show cause notice will be issued to Sinha asking him to explain his behaviour. The CBI chief is retiring on December 3....
  • 'Caged bird' to earning Supreme Court's wrath: Ranjit Sinha's unenviable term as CBI Director November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: From the Supreme Court calling the CBI a 'caged parrot' to a distasteful comment on women (If you can't prevent rape, might as well enjoy it) to now being told by the apex court to stay away from the 2G case, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha seems to have...
  • Supreme Court raps CBI chief: Is sinha guilty of compromising 2G trial? November 20, 2014

    In a huge blow to the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked him to withdraw himself from overseeing the investigation into the 2G scam case. ...
  • Its unfair to advice someone to do things: Former CBI chief RK Raghvan November 20, 2014

    In a huge blow to the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked him to withdraw himself from overseeing the investigation into the 2G scam case. A bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu has said that prima facie it appears that allegations levelled against Sinha were...
  • Infosys launches probe into complaints of financial misconduct in BPO wing November 20, 2014

    Bangalore: Infosys has launched an internal probe into its BPO arm following complaints of financial irregularities. A whistleblower's complaint had alleged that invoices to client Apple had been inflated. Infosys has already fired BPO CFO Abraham Thomas for not reporting the irregularity. "The financial irregularities are not material in nature and...
  • Not reached any conclusion in Sunanda probe as yet: Police November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday said that it has not reached any conclusion as yet in the probe into the case of mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar nine months ago but was evasive on whether her husband former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor will be questioned. Officials have recently begun the...
  • Saradha scam probe: Kunal Ghosh attempts suicide inside Presidency jail in Kolkata November 14, 2014

    In a twist to the Saradha scam probe, suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh attempted suicide inside Presidency jail in Kolkata three days after threatening to take that extreme step in an open court. Mamata Banerjee has suspended the jail superintendent, the doctor who was attending to Ghosh as well as...
  • SC names Srinivasan, Meiyappan in Mudgal report November 14, 2014

    The apex court bench said those under the Mudgal scanner were Srinivasan, Meiyappan, Sunder Raman and Raj Kundra besides at least three yet unnamed players. ...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Put the guilty behind bars, says Lalit Modi November 14, 2014

    Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi told CNN-IBN that all names made public by the Supreme Court after the Justice Mudgal committee submitted its report should be jailed. ...
  • Mudgal report: Can the BCCI be trusted to clean up Indian cricket? November 14, 2014

    The SC disclosed the names of Srinivasan, Meiyappan, Sunder Raman and Raj Kundra, who were investigated by the Mudgal panel for allegations of spot fixing and betting in IPL 6. ...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Has endgame Srinivasan, CSK begun? November 14, 2014

    Is it the end of the road for N Srinivasan as a cricket administrator in India? Is Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on its way out of the IPL? And most importantly, is India finally saying "enough's enough, let's clear all the muck in our cricket"? All hell broke lose in the...
  • Chennai: HC flays police; orders CBI probe into 'honour killing' case November 12, 2014

    Chennai: Lambasting the police, Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered a CBI probe into a case of suspected honour killing of a girl involved in inter-caste marriage. Justice V Ramasubramanian, who earlier directed Usilampatti Police not to proceed further in the case, today directed to hand over the case to...
  • IB probe ordered into reports of security lapse during PM Modi's Varanasi visit November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Concerned over reports that many CCTV cameras were not functioning during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Varanasi, the Union Home Ministry has ordered a probe into the alleged security lapse. Intelligence Bureau has been asked to conduct the probe and find out whether the reports of CCTV...
  • US offers help to Pakistan to probe Wagah Border terror attack November 3, 2014

    Islamabad: The US on Monday offered to provide any assistance to Pakistan to track down the perpetrators behind the "senseless" terrorist attack at Wagah Border that killed at least 61 people. Condemning the horrific suicide attack as a "senseless terrorist act", Ambassador Richard Olson said it demonstrates terrorists' blatant disregard for...
  • Mauritius assures help to India in SIT's black money probe November 3, 2014

    Port Louis: Mauritius, often accused of being a route for round-tripping of funds by Indians, on Monday conveyed to Indian government that it was ready to support its Special Investigation Team (SIT) to unearth black money. This was conveyed to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha November 2, 2014

    Watch this week's news spoofs with Cyrus Broacha in this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't'. ...
  • If you have information on black money, share it with SIT: MB Shah November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Anyone who has specific and definite information on black money can share it with Supreme Court-appointed SIT going into the issue that can crack down on those stashing money abroad and at home. The Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice MB Shah, will open...
  • Kerala liquor ban: KM Mani in a fix, probe ordered over bribery allegations November 2, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a huge blow to Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani, an investigation has been ordered against him for allegedly demanding Rs 5 crore bribe for renewing licenses of closed bars. Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala has ordered a vigilance enquiry against Mani following a letter from Leader of Opposition VS...
  • Nobody will get preferential treatment in black money probe: SIT Chairman November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: As the black money probe intensifies, Special Investigation Team (SIT) Chairman MB Shah has assured that the probe will be fair and impartial. "Nobody will be given preferential treatment while being interrogated. We never differentiate between the rich and poor," said Shah looking into the black money case. Earlier,...
  • Analysis: Centre submits a list of 627 black money account holders to Supreme Court October 29, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government on Wednesday submitted a list of names of 627 black money account holders to the Supreme Court. Political Analyst Anurag Mittal discusses the matter. ...
  • Black money probe: List submitted to SC provided by France, says Attorney General October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Wednesday submitted a list of names of 627 black money account holders to the Supreme Court. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has said that the list was given by the France government and will be forwarded to SIT by Wednesday night. The status report...
  • The SC has taken over the black money probe: Is this a big blow to the Modi government? October 28, 2014

    Taking a tough stand on the black money case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central Government to disclose the names of all the account holders by Wednesday. ...
  • NIA chief monitors probe into Burdwan blast October 24, 2014

    Kolkata: NIA Director General Sharad Kumar on Friday took stock of the progress in the investigation in the Burdwan blast case. Kumar arrived on Friday morning and left for Burdwan where he met NIA investigators and assessed the progress in the probe into the blast at Khagragarh in Burdwan town on...